Polystar's Friedman in the news
Polystar Packaging Inc., a Montreal-based film extruder that usually keeps a pretty low profile, made headlines last week when various newspapers reported that its owner, Hershey Friedman, plans to buy a meat packing plant in Iowa. Friedman is buying Agriprocessors Inc. in Postville, Iowa, out of bankruptcy by paying part of the $21 million that Agriprocessors owes to its creditors. According to a report in The Canadian Jewish News, the Agriprocessors plant was once the largest kosher meat supplier in the United States.
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